IEU523 Financial Innovations

Code IEU523
Name Financial Innovations
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Business Management and Administration
Academic staff Nataļja Lāce, Tālis Laizāns
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The main issues such as: essence of financial innovations; prerequisites of generations of financial innovations; new financial products; financial engineering solutions, instruments, and techniques; changes in financial institution practices are discussed..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The subject provides an insight into financial innovation, its role in entrepreneurship and in the financial sector development. The task of the subject is to provide students with the knowledge on the application of financial innovations and the related risks, and to show different opportunities of financial management, using innovative financial instruments and solutions.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Be able to evaluate and apply different financial solutions, analyze and compare financial instruments for risk reduction. - Practical work and exam.
Be able to classify possible solutions, financial instruments and factors influencing decision making. - Practical work and exam.
Be able to put knowledge to use in the entrepreneurship and in the decision making process. - Practical work and exam.
Course prerequisites Computers, mathematics.

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